Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gloomy Sunday

Some lovely Billie magic for you as we head toward the end of the week...

(I'm not fond of this video attempt, but the song is a cracker.)

Hope your weekend isn't gloomy!

Shoey treats

It's probably a good thing for my credit card that I don't take a standard shoe size, since I found this lovely mix of inspirations for pretty pin-up style!

... from Miss L Fire, Irregular Choice and Virginia Barros

Sunday, June 27, 2010

They draw and cook

I'm mad for home-cooked food ...
I adore colour ...
I'm always inspired by illustration ...



Yup. You guessed it! I love this site!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Muted colours, inspired by nature

Geninne's been making beautiful things again...

~ I just love dropping in to see the latest creative developments in her household .... especially since she's married to a wonderful architect (what an inspiring partnership!)

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


~ so dreamy!

(found by Leslie)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

What were they thinking?

Demolished!  Beautiful train stations lost to the wrecking ball (and the crappy stuff built in thir place):



It happens in our neighbourhood too ...

Details, and more examples, here.

Monday, June 21, 2010

30 ways to shock yourself

A rather disurbing selection of electrical safety warnings can be found over here.

I'm so grateful for modern insulation and earthed cabling ...!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

How to make friends

Contact Sheet: How to make friends by Telephone

"Use this instructional guide from the 1940's to learn proper etiquette when operating a telephone."
Via Martin Klatsch


I hate pointless tagging but sometimes I like grafitti (if it's witty or pretty).

There are a few good examples over here.

... also ...

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